Health & Safety Advice

 

This page provides health and safety advice and useful links for various types of businesses within the Arun area. If you require advice at any time, you can contact our environmental health team on 01903 737755, by email on health.safety@arun.gov.uk or using our eform to report an issue or request advice. We would also recommend using the HSE website as it covers many common issues. A good place to start is a short guide for managers, and a copy can be downloaded free of charge. You can report a concern about workplace health and safety using our eform.

 

Animal visitor attractions

Farm and Countryside Education

Exotic Pets Hygiene Information.pdf [pdf] 35KB

Zoo Animals Hygiene Information.pdf [pdf] 33KB

 

Hairdressers and dermatitis

Dermatitis is an inflammatory condition of the skin and it can vary in severity. Dermatitis is not infections, so it cannot be passed from one person to another.  HSE advice on skin disease

 

Nail technicians

Practical guidance for nail technicians.

 

Tanning salons

Sunbed Association

 

Care homes

Nursing Home Health and Safety is dealt with by the Health and Safety Executive.

Detailed information on these subjects can be accessed at the following links: Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls at WorkScalding RisksControlling Legionella in Residential Nursing and Care Homes, Thorough examination of Lifting Equipment.  The Care Quality Commission also undertake programmed inspections of these premises.

 

Children and young people employment

 

Construction site safety

 

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health - COSHH

COSHH - a brief guide to the Regulations

 

Cooling towers

All premises where cooling towers and evaporative condensers are situated must register with the local authority under the Notification of Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers Regulations 1992. Please see the list of premises with cooling towers.pdf [pdf] 10KB.  You can use the Notification of cooling towers.pdf [pdf] 35KB to inform us of a premises using a tower. 

 

Display screen equipment

Guidance and regulations

 

Electricity at work

 
 

First aid

 

Golf course management

 
 

Health and safety training

Visit CIEH for an up to date list of CIEH accredited local training courses on a range of health and safety topics.

 

Legionella

Legionella and Legionnaires' disease

 

Manual handling

 

Noise

 

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

 

Risk assessments

 

Slips, trips and falls

Prevention of trips, slips and falls guidance from HSE

 

Stress

Stress at work guidance from HSE

 

Temperature in the workplace

Temperature guidance from HSE

 

Training

Health and safety training

 

Violence at work

Preventing violence in the workplace

 

Work at height

Guidance from HSE on working at height

 

Workplace transport

Guidance leaflet on workplace transport